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pm hide VS pm disable — the identity crisis

What's the need of pm disable when pm hide already does its job? I've compiled some information based on my search and research: click here to see the table (edited). As you can see, pm hide can ...
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Battery percentages per app nowhere near total

when I look at my Nexus 5 with android 5.1. battery screen, I can see something like this: Screenshots (click images for larger variants) Sum of all per-app percentages in list is 10. However as ...
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When will my device get the Android 5.1 update (Lollipop)?

Android 5.1 (Lollipop) was officially announced on March 9th, 2015. You can review the high-level changes at the announcement on the official Android blog. Of course, not all devices will get this ...
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Lollipop hide quick settings on Lock screen

I'm sure this would have been asked before. But I couldn't find out yet. I recently updated to Lollipop in my Sony Xperia Z phone. The notification bar and pull down settings are great. But on lock ...
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Android 5.1 update stuck on “Waiting to download…”

My Nexus 5 prompted me to update my Android to 5.1. When I clicked download, the process is stuck on "Waiting to download..." and there after nothing happened. I waited for almost 10 minutes, and then ...
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App permission management is running notification

Is there any option to get rid of those not useful, permament notifications on Android 5.1, in particular App permission management is running They are just taking space and focus, are not helpful to ...
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Why does Android Boot relatively so slow?

This question is of concern to me (and perhaps many out there) because there is no spinning part in my phone. My phone has a Quad Core, 3 Gig of RAM, and so much storage space, all SSD-like in ...
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How to import an existing mmssms.db to an Android Virtual Device?

I've downgraded from Cyanogenmod 13 (Android 6.0.1) to Android stock 5.1.1, and kept my previous mmssms.db file, but it is incompatible with older Android versions. I would like to import this ...
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Unlocking Android phone immediately after reboot

I have an Android phone (version 5.1.1) with cyanogenmod (version 12.1). And after rebooting I cannot immediately unlock my phone. If I try to unlock my screen (lock style = pattern) immediately after ...
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How do I automate disabling mobile data on lollipop?

I have recently changed my Moto G LTE (XT1039) from android 4.x to 5.1. After the update I have found that Llama - Location Profiles's Toggle mobile data - mobile data off Action fails to disable my ...
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Activating Multi User on CM12.1 Android 5.1

I've done the edit to the build.prop fw.show_multiuserui=1 fw.max_users=5 I've done this on a tablet using CM12.1 (android 5.1) and it hasn't activated Multi User. Is there anything els that needs ...
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Multi-user option not avilable in Android one after Lollipop update

I have Karbonn Android one phone. It is updated to Lollipop 5.1. I read that multi-user option is available in Lollipop. But in Settings the Users option is not available. How can I enable it? Is it ...
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Custom Alarm tone in 5.1

I am aware that by creating folder named Alarms, Ringtones and Notifications and placing audio files inside them will list those audio files as appropriate custom tones. However in my rooted stock ...
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Unknown status bar icon (Samsung Galaxy S6, Android 5.1.1)

What does the following icon in my status bar indicate? And how do I remove it? As far as I know I didn't turn any setting on that triggered it. I can't find the icon online. My first guess was that ...
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After upgrading my Nexus 7 from Android 4 to 5.1, it is so slow as to be unusuable. What can I do to make it usable again?

I've seen reports here and there online where users have reported similar frustrations. Has anyone had success fixing whatever issue is crippling the tablet after upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop)?
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How to find out which app uses mdnsd

My battery life has dropped massively recently and there's an unrecognised app 'mdnsd' that's using a fair percentage of it. AFAIK mdnsd broadcasts info about services running to a local network, but ...
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adb backup hangs and never finishes (Linux)

Whenever I run adb backup for a full backup, it never finishes. In Terminal, the command hangs indefinitely, and on the device, the backup cycles through a few apps before hanging on one (more about ...
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“Can't connect to camera”, Nexus 6 - Lollipop 5.1

My Nexus 6 is unable to start the camera. The google camera app hangs when it starts and nothing shows up. Earlier the camera used to open but it lagged a bit when HDR was on. Now the camera isn't ...
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Bug or feature? Android ignores DNS servers with IPv6 ULAs when in an isolated ULA network?

This has cost me some hours of finally tracking it down, but I would like to know if someone can please shed light on this issue? Android 6 and 7 do not accept DNS servers with IPv6 ULA addresses. ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

Is there any way to simulate a touch (anywhere) on the screen without root? If not, is there any other way I can perform a cardboard 'select' action without magnet support, or opening up my cardboard ...
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Run adb command inside the terminal emulator or programmatically without root

Is there a way to run theadb backupcommand on the device itself without using a ᴘᴄ computer ? Of course when I try to do it,adbcomplains the daemon isn’t started and it fails to find a device. ...
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Where does Lollipop stores notification log?

Android 4.3 and above allows access to a list of historical notifications using the Settings widget. The scope of "historical" is limited to current session of Android and the list is populated with ...
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Unable to activate USB debugging after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

After upgrading my Huawei phone (which is rooted) to Android 5.1.1 (CM 12.1) the 'USB debugging' option is greyed out with message: 'Device is in charging mode, USB debugging is disabled'. The ...
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How to update webview without using google playstore?

I have an Android 5.1 device, where I have full root access. For this device I have written a cordova application and installed it as a system app. It is working good, however the webview-version of ...
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Toast “The contact doesn't exist” shows up everytime I attempt to assign an image to owner account from User settings

I'm using CM 12.1 SNAPSHOT. Yesterday, I wiped the data and when the phone booted up I finished the setup of accounts like Google, CyanogenMod and everything synced successfully. But the Owner pic in ...
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How to make WhatsApp store media on external SD card (instead of device storage)?

I have a lot of media files circulating between all my contacts and groups in WhatsApp. And all the media (images, audio, video) takes a lot of space on the device storage (internal). I have not found ...
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“Slide to answer” alternative on Lollipop

I'm using ZTE Maven running Android 5.1 Lollipop, and while there are 3 physical buttons on the front of the phone beneath the display, by default to answer a call you have to touch a green virtual ...
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“Access Point Name settings not available for this user”

This was probably an issue before but only became an issue when I changed providers in a foreign country. Running CM12.1 nightlies. I can't connect to data and get the above message when I try to ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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How do I get rid of “System Data” that takes up half my hard drive?

So since I updated my phone, there seems to be a mysterious 3-4GB of "System Data" on my phone's hard drive that I can't get rid of. Here are some screenshots of this: I have an LG Leon running ...
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Where have all my wifi credentials gone?

My Oneplus One updated itself to the latest CyanogenMod kernel version a couple of days ago which has caused it to forget all my previously stored WPA keys and preferred wireless networks! I was ...
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How do i forward a text with a link?

I'm using Motorola Moto E (first gen) running Android 5.1. I'm fairly new to Android, I know I could forward message if I tap and press on the message for a while, wait for the dropdown menu to pop ...
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I can't purchase anything on play.google. I get error “error retrieving information from server [DF-RPC-01]”

It's not just in the play store, it doesn't work on mobile or on PC, and I also can't do any in-app purchases in any app. I tried reinstalling apps, clearing phone, but I believe it has nothing to do ...
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Can't find other options in the “Ok Google” detection settings page

I have already re-installed the google app, factory reset my phone, but I still can't find more options fron the 'Ok Google detection' page. This is what I see: Click image for larger version My ...
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How do I see if my Android Nexus received the latest security updates?

I'd like to check the patch level of my Nexus. I'm using Lollipop 5.1.1 build LMY48I. Under 'System updates' in 'About phone', it says 'Your system is up to date'. Should I assume that includes ...
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how to stop Lollipop Cell Standby Drain

I updated to lollipop on my Moto X phone and I am now seeing a large percentage of my battery being used by Cell Standby. How do I stop this?
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Restoring wpa_supplicant.conf [root]

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) which just decided to restart itself and clear out my saved WiFi passwords! Luckily I make regular manual backups of the wpa_supplicant.conf file from /data/...
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Disable Internet access detection of WiFi networks?

In fact my WiFi DO HAVE Internet access, but for some reason it keeps telling me I don't and won't automatically reconnect to it. Now I have to manually reconnect every time. So, is it possible to ...
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Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash

Cellular data stopped working immediately after "upgrading" to 5.1-lollipop OTA (from 5.0.2) on my Nexus-4. I am seeing the exclamation point in the signal strength indicator at all times, except ...
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Google contacts not syncing

I have a Lenovo A6020a40 with Android 5.1.1. Local GMail contacts and cloud ones have always been in sync till some day ago. Then, suddenly, without any modification on my phone and/or on the cloud, ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

I can't really reproduce what caused the issue, but all my contacts show up separately, it's like I'm having two contacts with identical name, one in the Google account containing all his phones, ...
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Unable to mount /system as read-write

I want to modify a file under /system. The problem is that is read-only, and even with root I cannot set it as read-write. I've tried the following: Root Explorer (the automatic button) A one click ...
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How to power-off Motorola phone without screen

How would one power down an Android phone (Moto X 2nd gen - Android 5.1) without the ability to interact with the screen? USB debugging not enabled, nor is custom recovery. I know how to reboot it, ...
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Internal SD card accessible through PC even after encryption

I recently bought a OnePlus Two. The first thing I did after getting the new phone was a full encryption under security settings. But even after that, the files in my internal SD card, such as ...
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Missing space on internal storage

I have a GT-I9195 running Lollipop 5.1.1 (currently PAC-ROM) which in theory has 8GB of internal memory. However, I can't seem to track down what exactly has happened to all that space. With a paltry ...
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how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)?

how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)? Portrait is default Landscape rotates the screen by 90 degrees but is there a way to enable auto rotate for 180 degrees (upside ...
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How to get a confirmation when deleting images?

I just bought the LG G4 (Android Lollipop) and I'm pretty concerned that there's no confirmation "dialog" or something when we delete images in the Gallery. Something like "Are you sure?". Because ...
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S2 with working Lollipop Custom ROM, stuck on boot , won't reinstall ROM in CWM

Someone gave my daughter a (hardly) used Samsung Galaxy S2, still on Gingerbread. Did a lot of research online (rooting for dummies guide, S2 specific sites, youtube videos, etc) and managed to ...